Prosecutors’ offices of the level of courts of appeals of Chishinau, Cahul, Balti and Bender, military prosecutors’ offices of Chishinau, Balti and Cahul, as well as the Transport prosecutor's office will be eliminated in concordance with the new law on the prosecutor's office, which will come into force on January 1, 2017.

The staff of these prosecutors’ offices will be transferred to other territorial prosecutors’ offices

The new law also claims that the Botanica, Buiucani, Center, Ciocana, Riscani prosecutors’ offices as well as the Prosecutor's Office of Municipium Chishinau will be merged into a single institution called the Prosecutor's Office of the Municipium Chishinau. This law will come into force on January 1, 2017 too.

At the same time, from August 1 this year the Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia, prosecutors’ offices of Ceadir-Lunga, Comrat and Vulcanesti will be merged into an institution called the Prosecutor's Office of Gagauzia.

All the movable and immovable property, archives, files and other documents of the prosecutors will be transferred to the newly created prosecutors’ offices.

The leaders of the liquidated prosecutors’ offices will continue their work as the deputy chiefs of prosecutors offices until the expiration of their mandates; all the employees will retain their posts.

According to Eduard Harunjen, the Interim General Prosecutor at the moment, these changes are caused by institutional reform that will help to optimize internal working processes and human resources management.

Currently in Moldova, except for the General Prosecutor's Office, there are 54 different prosecutors’ offices.

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